Expert in Manual Testing in Life Insurance domain Prior Vantage Functional Experience 9-Year Record of Proven Results Senior software QA tester with end to end system testing lifecycle experience, including designing, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes fueling swift corrective actions, significant cost savings and fault-free audits. Expertise in end to end policy life cycle of life insurance domain. Qualifications include nine years of QA software testing experience for Life Insurance domain Proficient in preparing the test plans, scripts and test cases by analyzing Business Requirements and various other ARTIFACTS with a strong ability to Work closely with Development team, Business consultants and Client SMEs. Thorough understanding of software quality activities throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC). Detailed understanding of QA methodology (Agile, Waterfall) to ensure quality control. Proficient in different phases of Testing like Black Box Testing, White Box Testing, Functionality Testing, Unit Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Modular Testing, conversion Testing, Form Testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance testing. Extensive experience in handling end to end policy life cycle Testing assignments for different Life Insurance products (WL,UL,VUL & Term products). Expertise in Billing and disbursement module in Life insurance domain. Strong Experience of Vantage One application in Life insurance domain. Extensive experience in Test management tools like Test Director and Quality Center. Lead and coordinated the Integration testing at client site. Strong experience in SQL backend testing. In depth knowledge & experience in Security testing for different policy users roles. Hands on experience in SOA testing. Expertise in Cognizant in house tool PPACT of form comparator. Ability to effectively communicate testing activities and findings in oral and written formats with Excellent Analytical skills.
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Windows and Linux
Excellent communication skills
Senior Product Specialist06/2012 to 03/2014 COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – Kolkata, India
Client-MassMutual Software Testing in Life Insurance Domain with Vantage one and TPP applications.
Serve as the QA Lead on conversion Project on one of the leading Insurance clients.
Supervise an eight-member software QA testing team in developing and implementing quality-assurance and quality-control methodologies to ensure compliance with QA standards, federal regulations and customer specifications.
Responsibilities: Actively involved in building Test strategy document from offshore.
Conducted life Insurance and application knowledge sharing session with the team.
Reviewed the scenarios & Test cases prepared by the team.
Reviewed and prepared test data and test cases.
Participated in requirement analysis, test design, test execution.
Project status report preparation and sharing with senior management from offshore perspective.
QA Lead01/2012 to 05/2012 COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – Kolkata Enfield, India US, CT
Project's primary objective was to launch a new rider LTC with detailed documentation in Billing and Collection module.
As a result of this a new knowledge repository was built which will be utilized in future as a reusable artifact for training new resources.
This engagement resulted in substantial effort reduction from client SME as well as resource perspective.
QA Lead07/2010 to 12/2011 COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – Kolkata, India
QA Lead10/2009 to 06/2010 COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – Kolkata, India
LSP primary objective was to ensure end-to-end functional design for traditional life products (both new and existing products).
This included design of Core V1 admin functionalities as well as various associated interfaces.
The business objective was to enable full sales, services and support to term portfolio of products like VT10, VT20, and VTART.
This was to ensure that end to end infrastructure meets all business requirements Responsibilities
Provided continued maintenance and development of bug fixes and patch sets for existing web applications.
Built application platform foundation to support migration from client-server product lines to enterprise architectures and services.
Managed creative projects from concept to completion while managing outside vendors.
QA Tester10/2008 to 09/2009 Cognizant Technology Solutions – Springfield, USA, CT
The Client has undertaken a strategic initiative where they are replacing their Application Submission and Underwriting Systems through Straight through Processing (STP).
The four tracks involved in STP
QA Tester06/2008 to 09/2009 COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – Kolkata, India
Project involves End to End functional testing of insurance application.
This mainly deals with the imaging and clean up activity involved prior to the data conversion of nine legacy systems to two admin systems.
Main objective of this project is to provide system with the accurate and valid data for conversion.
Modules involved are File Net of IS to P8, CPM II and CDC.
QA Tester12/2006 to 05/2008 COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – Kolkata, India
Vantage One Admin platform runs in CICS, VS COBOL-II and DB2 and enhancement for this admin is done by third party vendor and other interfaces are taken care in house .Under this project Cognizant provides wide range of IT services including business consulting, Testing Approach Consulting, Test Management, Defect Management, Testing Automation, Test Execution and Post Production Support for the whole program.
Sr. Product Specialist06/2005 to 03/2014 Cognizant Technology Solutions – Kolkata, India
QA Tester05/2005 to 11/2006 COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – Kolkata, India
Multico Team develops the Property Insurance software based on the software requirement specifications and business requirements document.
Once the development activities are completed, developers perform unit testing on their application.
Upon completion of the unit testing, integration testing will be carried on by the development team to make sure that there is a proper handshake between the various systems.
BTECH: Mechanical Engg2005MNNIT-
LOMA 280 certified
Cognizant Certified in S/W Testing, Life Insurance-L0 & L1 level, Vantage, QTP, Annuity